8. Social Learning: Learning as and from a Group

  1. William Horton

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118256039.ch8

E-Learning by Design, 2nd Edition

E-Learning by Design, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Horton, W. (2011) Social Learning: Learning as and from a Group, in E-Learning by Design, 2nd Edition, Pfeiffer, San Francisco, CA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118256039.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470900024

Online ISBN: 9781118256039

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Keywords:

  • social learning;
  • team learning;
  • team-task activities;
  • group-critique activities;
  • sporadic messages

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is social learning?

  • How do we “design” social learning?

  • Decide where and when to use social learning

  • What social learning requires

  • Patterns of interaction

  • Social capabilities of software

  • Facilitate rather than teach

  • Grade fairly in social learning

  • Extend conventional activities for social learning

  • Use proven social activities

  • Encourage meaningful discussions

  • Promote team learning

  • In closing …